Things We’ve Read: Week of April 18th, 2016

The C-Section Problem Nobody Talks About (Refinery29): “When offered the choice between risk to their unborn baby and risk to themselves, they chose taking on the risk in an effort to protect the baby. If that isn’t the essence of motherhood, I don’t know what is.”

Flu Shot During Pregnancy May Reduce Risk of Stillbirths (NY Times): A new study suggests the risk of stillbirth was lower in vaccinated women than in the unvaccinated.

Moms Of Twins’ Viral Crib Safety PSA Offers Important Warning (Huff Post): Be careful with the crib arrangement!

For New Parents, Dad May Be The One Missing The Most Sleep (NPR): “The women didn’t think the men were as sleep deprived as the men felt, and the men thought the women were moodier than the women felt.”

John Oliver Uses ‘Sesame Street’ To Explain The Irreparable Damage Of Lead Poisoning (Mic): “America didn’t take the concept of lead poisoning seriously enough until the ’70s and ’80s, when irreparable damage was already in place.”

Chris Hemsworth Explained Gender Fluidity To His 4-Year-Old (Refinery29): “You can be whatever you want to be.”

Before-And-After Photos of Kids Show Why Organ Donation Is So Important (Huff Post): In awareness of April as National Donate Life month

Where’s The Magic In Family Dinner? (NY Times): The advantages and effects of family mealtimes